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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Robert Knight

SPE Member since 2012
Member Chapter: Northeast

Coming Up Roses

"You'll be swell! You'll be great! Gonna have the whole world on the plate! Starting here, starting now, honey, everything's coming up roses!" -- Stephen Sondheim -- Coming Up Roses is a series of photographs looking at adolescent development in the context of contemporary culture. The project mixes portraits and landscapes as metaphors in order to examine the contemporary attitudes of universal praise in parenting, happiness as a facade and the spectacle of excess. In my photographs, I emphasize personal experience and examples from my own life which examine some of the larger issues in which I am interested.

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Cotton Candy

Jessica

Everyone's a Winner

Generations

Pumpkins

Jesus and the Polly Pockets

Screen Time

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Octoberfest

Cape Ice

Passersby

Diving

Egg Drop

Tarpon Feeding

Copper to Gold

Revolution Now

Merry Christmas

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